THE ABRUPT announcement of the snap general election has caught almost all elements of the political spectrum, not least the Conservative party’s own MPs, by surprise.
IT WAS wonderful to be able to arrange the Easter Bonnet Parade this year and I would like to thank all the children and adults that attended for making such a fantastic effort.
I AM not affiliated to any political party but I am fed up with the worst kind of “would be” politicians.
I AM extremely alarmed by the incinerator, and by the lack of consultation and information given to local people.
IS IT any surprise to see the Labour Party trailing so far behind in the opinion polls when it seems the party has gone backwards to the 80s when Michael Foot was leader?
REGARDING DJ Radford’s letter of April 11, whilst I won’t comment on whether the Vale of Glamorgan Council deserves a nomination as the “Best Local Authority”, I feel I must take issue with the author’s comment, which read: “Here in Barry we…
I READ the article ‘Company moves to allay fears’ (Barry & District News, April 20) with great interest and feel I must take up the point made by the unnamed spokesman regarding the weather data obtained from Rhoose Airport.
WITH the stroke of a pen, the raising of a hand, a nod and a wink, our national, regional and local politicians and government officials have imposed an incinerator on the people of Barry and surrounding area.
THE VALE of Glamorgan covers a large area on the south Wales coast.
ON A DRY but overcast and chilly Easter Sunday morning, Robin and his spaniel Pepper from Penarth and District Ramblers played host to a group of 14 walkers at the start of a journey through the Hepste and Dringarth valleys to the north of Penderyn,…
A TEENAGER was accidentally killed when he was hit by a taxi as he ran across the road, an inquest concluded this morning
THE U16 Barry Town Utd FC girls were crowned league winners on Tuesday, April 2 following a battling 3-1 away win at Port Talbot Town.
THE SUN was shining at Barry Island for the 104th parkrun event.
HISTORY was made in the Rhondda Valley on Saturday afternoon, as brilliant Barry Town United won the Welsh League Division One championship for the first time since 1994.
SULLY Centurions Cricket Club followed a first week’s pre-season friendly victory by producing three more winning scores over the following two weekends.
PEOPLE have less than two weeks to spend or bank their old paper fivers before they lose their legal tender status.
HUNDREDS of residents have taken to social media to support discount supermarket Aldi’s proposals for a Barry store after planning officers recommended refusal.
CHILDREN from Barry’s schools have dug out their pencils and crayons to depict their views on the controversial Biomass UK No.2 licence application.
THE company building a gasification plant at Barry dock has explained its production process to the Barry & District News.
A MUM-TO-BE made a tearful appeal when more than 200 people attended a Barry Town Council meeting to discuss an independent incinerator report.
YOUNGSTERS at Welsh language schools must have access to Welsh language textbooks, Wales’ education secretary Kirsty Williams has said.
BOOKER Lilian (nee Brice) Peacefully at Bereweeke Court Care Home, Winchester on 15 April, aged 95 years. Much loved wife of Jack (deceased 1997) and loving mother of Anne, Jeanne, Roderick and Jeremy.
PHILLIPS Margaret " Mags " Peacefully on April 15th at Llandough Hospital Mags, well known for her many years at Tesco, Barry. Devoted wife to the late Derek, much loved Mum of Neil and Mark. Special mother in law to Rachel, cherished Nan of Shannen and…
LEONARD Suddenly after a long illness on 16 April at home Maureen ( Mo) Aged 68 years of Barry Island. Beloved wife of the late Terry. A loved mother of Sian, Emma and Mother in law of Nick. Cherished Nan and Great Nan of all her Grandchildren. Dear…
MANSBRIDGE Suddenly but peacefully on 19 April at Holme Tower Penarth. Leslie David (Lester) aged 72 years of White Farm previously of Lon Fferm Felin Barry. Rtd Captain of Tug boats Barry & Cardiff. Dearly loved husband of Leanora. A loved father…
AMPHLETT Rona Previously of Dovedale Street Barry, passed away at home in Rutland on the 8th April. She will be dearly missed by all family and friends x
HEMBURY Suddenly on 6 April at Home Mark Andrew ( Sparkey ) Aged 29 Years of Barry. Loving partner of Jamie. Father of Aleah, Alesha, Kaiden. Dearly loved son of Donna and brother. Sparkey will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends. Resting…
PYCROFT Dr. JASON 26th April 1972 17th June 2009 Always in our thoughts, Forever in our hearts `Till we meet again Mum and Dad
RIDDICK Nee Mitchell Suddenly on 15th April at Home after a long illness patiently borne, Joyce aged 83 Years of Burlington Street Barry. Dearly loved wife of Eric a much loved mother to Alun, Garry, Stewart and Joy. Loving mother in law, cherished…